[CentOS] finding the right serial port, enabling & configuring it [was: Re: fax software]

ken gebser at mousecar.com
Tue Mar 29 16:25:46 UTC 2011

On 03/29/2011 11:55 AM Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 3/29/2011 10:35 AM, ken wrote:
>> I've got a couple dozen other things I need to do... and the person who
>> was going to fax me something is scanning the doc and attaching it to an
>> email, so I don't need the fax anymore.  So I'm bagging this project for
>> now.  Down the road, however, I want to set up an answering machine app
>> on this same machine, so I'll likely come back to all this.
> I'd sign up for a free google voice account (if you are in the US 
> anyway) instead of fighting with a modem to make an answering machine, 
> especially a modem without a driver...  Unfortunately GV doesn't do 
> faxes, but there are other services that will.

Hmm.  Didn't hear about that (except for the google 411).  But I've got
a couple old answering machines which do the regular routine.  I want to
add some features to existing FOSS.

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